United Nations of Melanin

By Yokary Cruz-Garcia — Growing up in the Dominican Republic, people told me how lucky I was that my light-skinned father is a fourth generation Spaniard. I was the “piel morena ” with good hair, blessed because I didn’t need a “desrizado ” to straighten my hair. People made comments about my dark-skinned mother’s good fortune…

#IAMENOUGHMOVEMENT

  If you’re anything like Kesha, she wakes up in the morning feeling like P Diddy. That’s nice and all. But when you wake up in the morning you should feel beautiful. If you don’t feel that way there is something we need to work on. It starts by valuing yourself more as an individual…